Ko Tao is a place of impressive beauty and charm, an island, where visitors can have a holiday far anyway, kicked back and relaxed or active and fast paced.
Native fishermen and farmers saw that business people from outside Thailand were building up their islandto provide the needs of all these new customers and they too instantly opened a businesses to fulfil all the visitors demands.
You can book for a wide range of Guesthouses and Bungalows on Koh Tao for every type of budget, availible to book online on this website.
KohTao island is positioned approximately 75 km east of the coastline between Suratthani and Chumporn in the Gulf of Thailand and its approximatly 20 kilometer in size - so small but not too small.Kohtao is a nice island not far from it's neighbor island Koh Samui.
The early 80's brought to Ko Tao some of the first travellers from Kohphanganwho were looking for some thing new away from the masses & crowds who were going nuts for the full moonparties on Koh Phangan.
Ko Tao is full of natural beaches and waterfalls.
These were the twin brothers Khun Oh & Khun Ueam who got to Koh Taoby boat from the next islandof Kohpangan, KohTaowas still under Royal Patronage in those days but it didn't stop these fortune seekers from staking their claim.
The given name Koh Taomeans Turtle Island; many say that the given name is due to the islands shape which is meant to appear to be an inverted turtle while others state it is from the days when the sea nearby the islandwas rich with turtles and the island was their breeding area.